Posts Tagged ‘tex mex food in frisco’

Vegan Tacos: 2 Recipes

If you are a vegan and avoid any type of meat, that doesn’t mean you have to give up great Tex-Mex cooking. Tex-Mex features a wide variety of vegetables as well, enough to satisfy even the most particular of vegans. As an example, here are two recipes for vegan tacos. Read the rest of this entry »

3 Things the Irish Have in Common with Mexican Citizens

As St. Patrick’s Day draws near, we thought we’d discuss the commonalities between the Irish and Mexican citizens. At first glance, you wouldn’t think they would have a lot in common. After all, Mexicans live in a partly tropical country in North America, while the Irish live on an island thousands of miles away on the northwest – and much colder – side of Europe. Read the rest of this entry »

5 Questions to Test Your Knowledge of Tex-Mex

You may love eating Tex-Mex, but how much do you know about Tex-Mex cuisine? Here are a few questions to test your Tex-Mex intelligence. Read the rest of this entry »

3 Ways to Make Your Tex Mex Dishes Tastier

Tex Mex dishes are fairly easy to make, yet even the easiest of recipes can be improved upon.

Take a look below for three ways we know to make sure the Tex Mex food you prepare at home is as tasty as it can be.

  1. Always use the freshest of vegetables.

This holds true for any dish with veggies, of course. But because Tex Mex’s vegetables are so colorful (lettuce; red, yellow and green bell peppers; tomatoes, etc.) it’s even more important that you seek out the freshest produce you can find when you head out to your local grocery store or farmer’s market.

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Why Tex Mex is Becoming More and More Popular

Tex Mex cuisine is traditional Mexican fare that’s been “reworked” by Mexican immigrants (called Tejanos years ago) who moved to Texas in the late 1800s and early 1900s.

They naturally brought the food they loved with them, and it has evolved over the years to the cuisine we now call Tex Mex. Many Tex Mex foods, in fact, never came from Mexico at all: fajitas, margaritas, nachos, and more are just a small sample of dishes that are completely Tex Mex. Read the rest of this entry »

Borrowing from the classic Blue Diamond Almonds television ad of 1986: eat just one more Tex Mex meal a month, that’s all we ask.

Truthfully, here at Mattito’s, we’d love it if you’d visited us once a month. If you already do, we’d love it twice as much if you visited one of our locations twice a month!

But even if you can’t eat with us, we hope you can eat more Tex Mex food in 2016. It can be very healthy for you. It makes for great comfort food. And it’s very easy to prepare.

So if you agree with us and have decided to eat more Tex Mex in 2016, here are four ways to work more of this delicious cuisine into your diet.

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We know you want to, so go ahead: eat more Tex Mex food in 2016!

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Master the Art of Tortilla Making

If you’ve never treated yourself to eating tortillas warm off the griddle (smother them in butter for best effect), then you’ve deprived yourself of one of life’s greatest simple pleasures.

The combination of the chewy tortilla smothered in butter that’s melting nicely due to the warm tortilla is far more comforting than a meal of meatloaf and mashed potatoes and gravy or even macaroni and cheese!

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Smothered in butter warm from the griddle and these are heaven on earth!

So to help you experience this Tex Mex comfort food, take a look below at a simple and quick tortilla recipe, courtesy of Kristin Van Dyken of West Richland, Washington, via  TasteOfHome.com. Read the rest of this entry »

How to Find the Best Tex Mex Food in Your Town

When it comes to Tex Mex food, aficionados know a great restaurant when they taste its food.

But if you’re not someone “in the know” when it comes to great Tex Mex cuisine, how can you know when a restaurant is tops at preparing these delicious dishes.

To help you, we’ve put together a short “cheat sheet” of sorts to help you find the best Tex Mex food in your town.

 

 Best Tex Mex Food in Dallas

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Make the Ultimate Margarita

They may not be true Mexican drinks, but thank goodness someone north of the border invented the margarita – so refreshing on a broiling day, so tasty!

 Make the ultimate margarita

In order to make sure you serve up the ultimate margarita, begin with the tequila. This is the main ingredient and so you need to pay the most attention to the tequila. Read the rest of this entry »

Easter Celebrations in Mexico

Easter in Mexico is one of the most important religious holidays of the year; many consider it to be more important than Christmas because Easter is considered such within the Catholic faith. Mexico’s Instituto Nacional de Estadistica y Geographia (INEGI) reports that almost 90 percent of Mexican practice Catholicism. Hence, Easter’s importance within the country.

The week leading up to Easter Sunday is known in Mexico as Semana Santa (Holy Week), which starts on Palm Sunday (known as Domingo de Ramos) to Easter Sunday (Domingo de Pascua). However, many school children have two weeks off during this time, so both the week before and the week after often are said to make up the Semana Santa holiday celebrations.

This two-week break often makes up a Spring Break for residents of Mexico. Like many Americans celebrating their own Spring Break, many Mexicans head to the beach at this time, so be prepared if you find yourself heading to the country’s gorgeous beaches the weeks before and after Easter.

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3102 Oaklawn Dallas, TX 75219
(214) 526-8181
6129 main street Frisco, TX 75034
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